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Episode 79 – High Concept Branding, Facebook Groups, and Blab
Question of the Week: How would you create a high concept brand around your books?

This week, Bryan announced a million things (actually three things) to help indie authors, including his new free video training (go to

http://authorcopy.com to get on his list), his attempt to hit the USA Today Bestseller List with his writing prompts box set) (get it on Nook at

http://bit.ly/noblocknook) and his new Selling for Authors Facebook Group (

http://bit.ly/sfagroup). Don't forget, he's also got March to a Bestseller 3 coming up this Friday (http://marchtoabestseller.com).


With the promotional parade over, Jim and Bryan talked tips and news after thanking their latest Patreon patrons (Susan Illene's Stalked by Flames

http://amzn.to/1Q80kFr) and (Chris Syme's SMART Social Media for Authors

http://amzn.to/1JLTwYI). The tips included the next level of marketing, Blab, and better author bios. The tumultuous twosome also talked Facebook Groups, a year-long marketing plan, to KDP Select or not to KDP Select, the evolution of authorship, and high concept branding.


This week's Question of the Week: How would you create a high concept brand around your books?


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What You'll Learn:


  • How to get free video training from Bryan

  • What he's doing to try to get on the USA Today Bestseller List

  • And how you can join a new community he's setting up

  • How to reach the second level of self-publishing marketing

  • Why you should consider the Blab platform

  • What goes into a killer author bio

  • Why so many authors are creating Facebook Groups

  • How much work it takes to do a year worth of marketing

  • What goes into a decision behind KDP Select or non-exclusivity

  • Why you should write a series

  • How to create your own high concept brand

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Question of the Week: How would you create a high concept brand around your books?